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End of summer jazz fests in NYC, Chicago, Detroit, Charlotte, Mackinac Island, Aspen, Monterey, LA, Northampton, Boston, Sun Valley

Storified by JJA News · Tue, Aug 18 2015 17:50:53

http://jazztimes.com/articles/165773-charlie-parker-jazz-festival-set-for-aug-21-23
Celebrating Charlie Parker at two Manhattan parks; Oliver Lake and Rudresh Mahanthappa discuss Bird Aug 20 at the New School
http://jazzinchicago.org/jazzfest/
A free festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, and centenary of Billy Strayhorn
http://www.detroitjazzfest.com/2015lineup.html
Pat Metheny, artist-in-residence; Danilo Perez commission, James Carter helps celebrate Rahsaan
http://www.moultrienews.com/article/20150719/MN01/150719831/1014/MN
7th annual LowCountry jazz fest in Charlotte SC
http://jazzaspensnowmass.org/labor-day-lineup.html
Wynton and LCJO, Christian McBride Trio, Lizz Wright and much non-jazz
http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/
Long-running best in the west
http://angelcityjazz.com/
Ambrose Akinmusire, Jen Shyu, John Beasely's MONK;estra, Alex Cline's Flower Garden Orchestra, Lisa Mezzacappa's mixed media extravaganza
http://www.sunvalleyjazz.com/artists/
all local and/or little known artists
http://www.grandhotel.com/specials/new-2014-packages/labor-day-jazz-weekend/#special
Arturo Sandoval, Jane Moneheit, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, New York Voices, Tuck & Patti & bassist Paul Keller at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
http://www.indyjazzfest.net/
10 days, all around town
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: March 2014]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Mon, Mar 17 2014 13:17:51

Why insufficient metadata from digital music distributors hurts jazz and classical music discovery.
Jazz author and photographer Duncan P. Schiedt has passed away.
Drummer Al Harewood has passed away at 90.
The jazz world says goodbye to the founder of Supersax, Med Flory.
Jimi Hendrix now featured on a U.S. Postage Stamp!
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: January 2014]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

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NPR looks back at the jazz greats we lost in 2013.
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: June 2013]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Sun, Jul 21 2013 14:34:17

Can critics remain objective and informative with the ever increasing voice of public opinion?
Is higher quality digital music files and players the way to get consumers back into purchasing music?
More debate about the worth of streaming music for lesser known musicians.
Is it worth putting music on a streaming service if the artist is not already well established?
Introducing a new subset of jazz fans: the jazzbro.
Marcus Miller is now a UNESCO Artist for peace.
Kickstarter raises more money for the arts than NEA grants.
An infographic which shows the music discovery habits of teens.
Will live webcasts and digital live concert archives be the future for jazz clubs?
After the sale of the label, Concord Music Group begins employee layoffs.
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: June 2013]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Sun, Jun 16 2013 15:06:41

Fans can stream pre-released tracks on iTunes Radio, but will they stick around for more?
Apple new iTunes Radio to partner with twitter.
Vinyl record production is on the rise.
A new guide to help navigate the waters of fair use.
Does getting music for free increase or decrease the listener's enjoyment?
Apple to launch streaming radio service.
Are fan recorded performances posted online hurting musicians' revenue?
The jazz community bids farewell to bassist Ben Tucker.
The jazz world mourns the loss of Mulgrew Miller.
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: May 2013]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Sun, May 19 2013 15:50:43

Miles Davis' Upper West Side home now a historic landmark.
RIAA changed their policy to reflect the growing importance of streaming music.
Blue Note to partner with ArtistShare to promote up and coming artists.
Howard Fischer to produce film about jazz musicians such as Fats Waller, Charlie Christian, Jimmy Blanton, and others.
How has technology changed how we discover and collect music?
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: April 2013]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Sun, Apr 14 2013 16:56:25

Jazz at Lincoln Center acquires the collection of Frank Driggs.
Louis Armstrong House looks to expand its facilities and services.
Are liner notes like those provided by CueNotes a way to preserve the practice of liner notes in the digital age?
What can the US learn from Norway to promote a thriving Jazz scene?
Will Spotify provide the soundtrack to our lives in the near future?
Are music collectives the future for the music industry?
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: March 2013 ]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Sat, Mar 16 2013 13:41:43

Jazz gains ground in Christian worship services across the country.
ShowGo.tv to stream live jazz concerts from all over the world over the internet.
Congratulations to Phil Schaap for winning the Lifetime Achievement Award!
Doha Jazz in Qatar raised QR100,000 for Cancer Research UK.
Will Jay-Z deliver the "modern jazz" twist to the soundtrack of the new Great Gatsby movie?
Vote now to help decided who will be inducted into the Jazz at Lincoln Center Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame.
George Duke argues that some current Jazz musicians have lost freedom and spontaneity in their playing that is the heart of jazz music.
Renovations begin on the Coltrane House in Philadelphia.
Alan Lomax's ACE Archive prepares to sell some of their physical artifacts to help move the archive further into the digital realm.
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: February 2013 ]]>

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Storified by JJA News · Sun, Feb 03 2013 14:53:47

A collection of Roy Eldridge's personal recordings have recently surfaced.
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<![CDATA[JJA World News: January 2013]]>

The JJA's ongoing jazz news aggregation, edited by Jared Negley

Storified by JJA News · Sat, Jan 26 2013 14:45:43

The Mingus Project aims to raise money to build a park to honor Charles Mingus.
Stanford to stream over 400 hours of radio broadcasts.
Want your kids to stay out of trouble? Have them listen to some jazz.
Lori Henriques releases second album of jazz and classical music for children.
Will analog recording be making a comeback in the near future?
New York's Jazz Gallery has relocated and is set to re-open.
In the wake of the almost nullification of the NEA Jazz Masters awards Larry Blumenfeld ruminates on the value of the awards.
The OKeh record label is to be revived by Sony and will feature contemporary artists like Bill Frisell, David Sanborn, and John Medeski.
Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, passed away at 76.
New San Francisco jazz home to open on MLK Day
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